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Title: Apple cider vinegar
Description: Is apple cider vinegar good for poultry

mummaroo - December 5, 2006 11:14 PM (GMT)
I came across this looking for some imformation. Have a look at it I found it interesting. Worth a look at this site. Hope this works.

mummaroo - December 5, 2006 11:55 PM (GMT)
Apple Cider Vinegar's health enhancing properties also makes it the perfect daily tonic for your horse.

Scientists have found that apple cider vinegar contains cholesterol-reducing pectin and the perfect balance of 19 minerals, including potassium, phosphorus, chlorine, sodium, magnesium, calcium, sulphur, iron, fluorine and silicon. In fact, apple cider vinegar contains 93 different components.

Apple Cider Vinegar is claimed to reduce the risk of Azoturia (Tying Up), and reduce joint disease in developing horses. Others say that feeding Cider Vinegar to horses, cattle and sheep repels flies and other insects such as bot flies, and reduces calcification of joints and arthritis. Some people claim it enhances dappling of the coat, and others, that it improves the general health of animals.

The vinegar is a water purifier and a natural antibiotic. No known pathogens can survive in raw Apple Cider Vinegar, a normal healthy horse, with the addition of it to the diet will noticeably resist insect and parasite problems, grow shinier and more easily managed coat and increase endurance and energy levels.

Apple Cider Vinegar provides enzymes and important minerals, such as potassium, calcium, magnesium, sulphur, chlorine, phosphorous, iron, silicon and other trace elements. The vitamins contained in Apple Cider Vinegar are bioflavonoid (vitamin P), beta-carotene (precursor to vitamin A), vitamin C, E, B1, B2 and B6. Tannins from the crushed cell walls of fresh apples as well as malic acid and pectin and other powerful nutrients.

Dose Rates

Do not drench concentrated Apple Cider Vinegar, always dilute 50/50 with water

Add an equal amount of water to every dose.


Dairy Cows:
Daily dose: 5ml
Three weekly dose: 50ml

Daily dose: 2-3ml
Three weekly dose: 13ml


Mastitis: Preventative Treatment
One week proir to calving and two weeks after calving: 50mls/cow/day

Somatic Cell Count:
Target Animals: 25-50ml/cow/day for seven days followed by 10mls/cow/day till count is at acceptable level.

25-50ml/cow/day until condition improves.


Lambs: (after docking)
Daily dose: 0.5-1ml
Three weekly dose: 5ml

Daily dose: 1-2ml
Three weekly dose: 10ml

Daily dose: 1-2ml
Three weekly dose: 10ml

PIGS - Sows:
Daily dose: 2-3ml
Three weekly dose: 10ml

Daily dose: 1ml
Three weekly dose: 13ml

Daily dose: 5-7ml
Three weekly dose: 5ml

1ml per litre of drinking water.

Patryc - December 6, 2006 07:00 AM (GMT)
yep its great stuff - I drink it myself every day or I have some with my eggs.

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